Land O'Lakes, the major US dairy cooperative, is calling on innovators from the tech industry to enter the Land O'Lakes Prize.
It may sound too good to be true, but according to David Rowe, founder and president at Choco Finesse, the proof is in the chocolate pudding.
The university is about to launch its second accelerator program.
A meaty industry brief this week includes a lawsuit against larger food companies including Tyson and Perdue, new grant options for food & ag research, India's TIME winner of the year, and a plan to build 100 black soldier fly farms.
Early stage resources for agtech startups continue to grow as Nuritas founder named Women of the Year and Syngenta launches a new challenge for artificial intelligence.
It was a busy week for agtech startups with new partnerships and awards, while regulations around gene-editing make slow progress.
Insect farming, Big Data technology, soil health products, and a Crowdfund a cow platform are just a few of this week's agtech fundings.
President Trump nominated former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to head the US Department of Agriculture, while Mastercard launched an East Africa agtech platform, and applications opened for two new accelerators.
A bumper week of fundings includes startups offering satellite imagery analysis, drones-as-a-software, milk products, wine e-commerce and more.
The accelerator, which is based in New York, selected eight startups from over 500 applications to take part in its 14-week program.
Awards, partnerships and agtech product trials dominate this week's industry brief.
The multi-sector accelerator program is launching its first agtech program alongside one for robotics and employs a different model to most.
A busy week of fundings saw $89m raised by startups offering technologies from farm-to-fork.
The White House, FDA, and NOAA made key moves that could impact the food & ag industry during the first few days of 2017.
Emerging market farm-to-consumer platforms joined a biotech company producing hypoallergenic peanuts, a precision ag startup, a an online seed retailer, and a large European meal kit delivery service.
A broad mix of startup news and industry updates make up this week's Ag Industry Brief.
The recent backing of Irish AI startup Nuritas by rock band U2 got us to thinking which other food and agtech startups have raised funding from celebrities. Here's a list of 39 we found.
A busy week of fundings as the year draws to a close includes food safety technology, insect farming, food waste technology, Indian supply chain technology and more.
AgBiome has received another grant from the Gates Foundation while a European accelerator plans to spend $1.26m on agri-food startups and Alphabet is planning to use drones to deliver food.
This funding marks Commercial Drone Fund’s fourth investment, but its first foray into ag-focused drone technologies.